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1 March 2013: UKBA press release on the publication of a new statement of intent to help employers prepare for changes to the points-based system
1 March 2013: Garden Court's Harrison says appointment is recognition of the complexity and importance of the law relating to the treatment of refugees and migrants
28 February 2013: Latest ONS figures show net migration drops by a third to 163,000 in the year ending June 2012
25 February 2013: UKBA press release on proposed fee increases to take effect from 6 April 2013 for visa applications made overseas and applications made in the UK
25 February 2013: A new report by Maternity Action and Refugee Council says pregnant asylum seekers in the UK are are being separated from the specialist treatment and monitoring they need
21 February 2013: ECJ press release on Advocate General Cruz Villalón's opinion in the case of asylum applications made by three minors in the UK after previous claims in other states
21 February 2013: President of the Supreme Court speaks on change in the legal profession and its future
18 February 2013: Mental health charity Mind says Home Secretary abandons appeal in the case of HA (Nigeria) on inhuman and degrading treatment in immigration detention
18 February 2013: Theresa May says some judges are failing to follow last year's guidance on Article 8 and the deportation of foreign criminals
15 February 2013: Mark Harper authorises UKBA to use linguistic analysis for asylum seekers claiming to be of Palestinian national origin or Syrian or Kuwaiti nationality from 20 February
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Best Practice Guide to Asylum and Human Rights Appeals, 2018 Edition
The current electronic version of the BPG by Mark Henderson, Rowena Moffatt and Alison Pickup freely available on EIN

Best Practice Guide to Asylum and Human Rights Appeals, 2003 Edition
The original 2003 version of the BPG by Mark Henderson [PDF file, 3.16MB]

The financial (minimum income) requirement for partner visas
House of Commons Library report on the minimum income threshold in the Immigration Rules, November 2017

ILPA + EIN Directory of experts
The ILPA Directory of Experts on Countries of Origin on the EIN public site

Case Management Review Hearings Template
Free PDF format pro forma template provided by HJT Training


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